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Illinois, the story of the prairie state

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

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    Statementby Grace Humphrey
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267 p., [11] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26402351M

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